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Founded in July 2020, Science Policy Network-Detroit (SciPol-Detroit) aims to advocate for science and evidence-based policies, provide science communication, advocacy, and career development opportunities, encourage community efficacy, and bridge the gap between scientists, lawmakers, and the lay public.

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SciPol-Detroit is a Detroit, Michigan-based organization that was created by and for scientists and students who are passionate about science communication and advocacy. We are a branch of the National Science Policy Network (NSPN), affiliate of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), and a registered student organization at Wayne State University. Non-scientists and new members are always welcome, so get in touch with us to learn more!

Are you interested in joining SciPol-Detroit or learning more? 

Are you a lawmaker or member of the public looking for a local expert? 

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WORKSHOPS

On communicating science to the general public and lawmakers, career development, and training opportunities.

SCIENCE ADVOCACY

Including letter-writing and facilitating meetings with state, local, and federal lawmakers.

CANVASSING & VOLUNTEERING

To raise awareness and provide resources to the local Detroit community. Assisting local community groups and organizations.

Forums and panel 
discussions

Connecting scientists, lawmakers, and the general public on important topics (e.g., water injustices, air pollution). 

OUR ACTIVITIES

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